Lionel Messi, one of the world's premier soccer players, recently achieved a remarkable milestone. His Instagram post celebrating his team's victory in the 2022 World Cup has become the most-liked post on the platform, surpassing the previous record holder of 56 million likes.
The post features Messi hoisting the World Cup trophy, and has received 62 million likes and counting. Messi also holds four of the top 10 most-liked posts on Instagram, including a victory celebration post from the World Cup semifinals and an image of him on the team plane holding the trophy.
It is clear that Messi's success and popularity are unrivalled, and his team’s World Cup victory has been a cause for celebration. His record-breaking Instagram post is a testament to his talent and the global appeal of soccer.
For fifteen-year-olds who may not be familiar with Messi’s achievements, it is worth noting that he has been playing professionally since the age of 17. He is the all-time top scorer for FC Barcelona and the Argentine national team, and has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or five times. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, and his World Cup victory is only the latest example of his incredible success.